The prognosis of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis in adults. Report of 8 cases and review of the literature.

@article{Tan1991ThePO,
  title={The prognosis of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis in adults. Report of 8 cases and review of the literature.},
  author={Ersin Tan and Izzie Namer and Abdurrahman Ciger and T. Zileli and Turkan Kuçukali},
  journal={Clinical neurology and neurosurgery},
  year={1991},
  volume={93 3},
  pages={205-9}
}
In this article, 8 cases of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) are presented with a review of the literature. The symptoms developed during pregnancy in 2 cases. All of the patients died within 1 year duration except one. According to the reviewed literature, the prognosis in the adult cases is worse than in children; the two sexes are equally… CONTINUE READING